Instant Pot, Easy Steamed Broccoli

There is nothing like steamed broccoli, it is great for eating plain or for using in recipes.

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 broccoli head
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Start, by washing the broccoli and then, cut it into equal-sized florets.

  2. Pour the water into the Instant Pot bowl. 

    Place the steamer basket in the Instant Pot bowl. Spread the broccoli florets onto the steamer basket.

  3. Press the manual high-pressure setting, and adjust the time to 0.

  4. When the Instant Pot beeps, do a quick release.

  5. Remove the steamer basket carefully as it is hot. Pour the broccoli into a bowl, and then season with salt and pepper.